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What Negative Interest Rates Mean For Your Retirement - Forbes

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:26:17 GMT

What Negative Interest Rates Mean For Your Retirement  Forbes

We're in a brave new world of global negative interest rates and no one really knows what happens next, but the general sense is that it may be bumpy. We'll ...

China's central bank is cutting interest rates by stealth - CNN

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:12:00 GMT

China's central bank is cutting interest rates by stealth  CNN

Central banks around in the world are cutting interest rates to head off recession. China is now joining them, but in a roundabout way.

Trump Urges Fed Cut of 100 Basis Points, Cites World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:36:00 GMT

Trump Urges Fed Cut of 100 Basis Points, Cites World Economy  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump stepped up his assault on the Federal Reserve, urging it to cut interest rates by a full percentage point to aid global growth while ...

Negative Mortgages Set Another Milestone in No-Rate World - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Negative Mortgages Set Another Milestone in No-Rate World  Bloomberg

The world's headlong dash to zero or negative interest rates just passed another milestone: Homebuyers in Denmark effectively are being paid to take out ...

A World with Negative Interest Rates - Dairy Herd Management

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A World with Negative Interest Rates  Dairy Herd Management

The U.S. financial sector recovering to end the week following an 800 point rout Wednesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average's worst performance of 2019.

Denmark's Jyske Bank debuts negative interest rate mortgage - Business Insider

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:46:01 GMT

Denmark's Jyske Bank debuts negative interest rate mortgage  Business Insider

Jyske Bank debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage, where customers make monthly payments while the amount outstanding is reduced.

As Recession Concerns Mount, Dozens of Central Banks Are Cutting Rates - The New York Times

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:01:43 GMT

As Recession Concerns Mount, Dozens of Central Banks Are Cutting Rates  The New York Times

More than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year, as countries move to shore up their economies amid rising concerns over global ...

Who Else is Cutting Interest Rates? - U.S. News & World Report

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Who Else is Cutting Interest Rates?  U.S. News & World Report

A growing number of countries' central banks have already lowered or are considering cuts in interest rates in the coming days and weeks, signaling growing ...

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. - The Washington Post

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:04:52 GMT

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy.  The Washington Post

For Americans accustomed to paying 4 or 5 percent mortgage rates, let alone the double-digit figures consumers endured in the early 1980s, the new loan from ...

Central banks around the world are surprising markets with aggressive rate cuts: Here's why - CNBC

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central banks around the world are surprising markets with aggressive rate cuts: Here's why  CNBC

Central banks in New Zealand, India and Thailand all announced larger-than-expected cuts to interest rates on Wednesday, furthering a global trend of ...

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence - The New York Times

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence  The New York Times

Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions.

Danish bank launches world’s first negative interest rate mortgage - The Guardian

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:15:00 GMT

Danish bank launches world’s first negative interest rate mortgage  The Guardian

A Danish bank has launched the world's first negative interest rate mortgage – handing out loans to homeowners where the charge is minus 0.5% a year.

Trump says Fed should cut rates by at least 1% 'with perhaps some quantitative easing' - CNBC

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:29:00 GMT

Trump says Fed should cut rates by at least 1% 'with perhaps some quantitative easing'  CNBC

President Donald Trump raised his demands Monday on the Federal Reserve, calling for the central bank to cut interest rates by a full percentage point and to ...

What Negative Interest Rates Mean for the World - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What Negative Interest Rates Mean for the World  Bloomberg

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China lowers cost of borrowing in latest reform move - South China Morning Post

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 01:34:26 GMT

China lowers cost of borrowing in latest reform move  South China Morning Post

China lowered its lending reference rate to 4.25 per cent from the one-year official benchmark of 4.35 per cent as part of a long-term modernisation process.

The World Has a Germany Problem - The New York Times

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:32:08 GMT

The World Has a Germany Problem  The New York Times

You might think that recent events — market turmoil, weakening growth, declining manufacturing production — must be producing some soul-searching in the ...

Hasenstab's Huge Bet Against Treasuries Is Getting Wiped Out - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Hasenstab's Huge Bet Against Treasuries Is Getting Wiped Out  Bloomberg

Franklin Templeton's Michael Hasenstab has amassed the biggest such wager of any major global bond fund.

The Fed is leading a global push to lower rates, and Europe is getting ready to follow suit - CNBC

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Fed is leading a global push to lower rates, and Europe is getting ready to follow suit  CNBC

With global growth slowing, the world's central banks are in a race to cut interest rates to boost their economies, and on Thursday the European Central Bank is ...

Ron Insana: Crashing interest rates bring world closer to an economic abyss - CNBC

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ron Insana: Crashing interest rates bring world closer to an economic abyss  CNBC

Watch debt, not stocks, for signals where the economy is headed. Crashing interest rates around the world do not bode well.

Trump calls on Fed to cut rates by "at least 100 basis points" - Axios

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:56:00 GMT

Trump calls on Fed to cut rates by "at least 100 basis points"  Axios

President Trump on Monday tweeted that the Federal Reserve should cut interest rates by "at least 100 basis points, with perhaps some quantitative easing as ...

No one wins in the rabbit-hole world of negative interest rates - Financial Times

Published: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

No one wins in the rabbit-hole world of negative interest rates  Financial Times

It emerged last week that UBS is planning to charge its wealth clients, those with more than SFr2m ($2m) of deposits with the Swiss bank, a negative interest rate ...

Low interest rates are the scourge of the poor and vulnerable - Financial Times

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:56:00 GMT

Low interest rates are the scourge of the poor and vulnerable  Financial Times

When central banks allow interest rates to approach, or fall below, what is quaintly termed “the zero lower bound” there are clear losers. Banks are presuming ...

Low interest rates bad news for retirement - KRWG

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:47:14 GMT

Low interest rates bad news for retirement  KRWG

Commentary: Long-term interest rates are low and some fear going lower. This has important implications for investment and savings. It will affect our retirement ...

The Global Collapse in Interest Rates May be Setting Investors Up for a Crash - Fortune

Published: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Collapse in Interest Rates May be Setting Investors Up for a Crash  Fortune

“Lower for longer” has been the adage to describe interest rates since the Federal Reserve and other central banks took short rates to near-zero as a remedy ...

Sub zero: the topsy-turvy world of negative interest rates - Irish Times

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:02:12 GMT

Sub zero: the topsy-turvy world of negative interest rates  Irish Times

We are through the looking glass: the theory that zero would act as a floor is shattered.

Why are interest rates low and how long will it last? - Quartz

Published: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Why are interest rates low and how long will it last?  Quartz

The threat of trade war sparked a stampede to safe assets this week, sending the 10-year US Treasury bond yield to a near record low. But what's happening to ...

The Trump economy once drove interest rates rapidly higher, now they're collapsing - CNBC

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 20:16:00 GMT

The Trump economy once drove interest rates rapidly higher, now they're collapsing  CNBC

The last time interest rates moved this rapidly and dramatically, Donald Trump had just been elected president, and the world saw the promise of faster ...

The upside-down world of negative interest rates - Washington Times

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The upside-down world of negative interest rates  Washington Times

The latest estimates are that approximately 30 percent of the global government bond issues are now trading in negative territory.

‘Negative’ Interest Rates Used to Be Unthinkable in the U.S.—Not Anymore - Fortune

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:38:01 GMT

‘Negative’ Interest Rates Used to Be Unthinkable in the U.S.—Not Anymore  Fortune

Even Alan Greenspan says there "is no barrier" to bonds that yield less than zero.

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower - Sierra Leone Times

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:21:00 GMT

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower  Sierra Leone Times

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully recover. The latest data is not promising.

China’s Central Bank Bids to Join the Grown-Ups - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:48:00 GMT

China’s Central Bank Bids to Join the Grown-Ups  Bloomberg

Setting a regular date and time for a new rate brings Beijing closer to peers such as the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank.

The weird world of negative interest rates - Newsroom

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The weird world of negative interest rates  Newsroom

Over the coming months, German banks will likely start charging negative rates from the first Euro - meaning everyone will have to pay if they want to keep their ...

Fed is failing, says Trump, as global rates tumble - Fox Business

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:57:33 GMT

Fed is failing, says Trump, as global rates tumble  Fox Business

The president also boasted on Twitter that the U.S. is beating China in their economic rivalry.

Asia Stocks Rise as Trade Talks, Stimulus Mulled: Markets Wrap - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:49:00 GMT

Asia Stocks Rise as Trade Talks, Stimulus Mulled: Markets Wrap  Bloomberg

Most Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday as investors digested signs of progress on trade negotiations and speculation of government stimulus to shore ...

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts  The Wall Street Journal

Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific region lowered interest rates in a surprisingly aggressive fashion as the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war intensified, ...

Trump urges Fed rate cut to make world economy 'quickly enhanced' - BNNBloomberg.ca

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:53:54 GMT

Trump urges Fed rate cut to make world economy 'quickly enhanced'  BNNBloomberg.ca

President Donald Trump urged the fed to cut interest rates by at least 1 percentage point to help the world economy. “If that happened, our Economy would be ...

Central banks need to remember that rate changes can make or break emerging economies - CNN

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central banks need to remember that rate changes can make or break emerging economies  CNN

As the world's most powerful central bank, the Federal Reserve should take into consideration how changing interest rates may affect emerging nations' ...

The World Is Waiting for Powell's Signals: Global Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:00:00 GMT

The World Is Waiting for Powell's Signals: Global Economy Week  Bloomberg

All eyes will be on a small resort in Wyoming this week, where Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will speak for the first time since bond markets hit the ...

Trump calls on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates - The Times Herald

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:24:00 GMT

Trump calls on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates  The Times Herald

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point "over a fairly short period ...

A Decade of Low Interest Rates Is Changing Everything - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A Decade of Low Interest Rates Is Changing Everything  Bloomberg

It's hard to wrap your head around just how low U.S. interest and bond yields are—still are—a decade after the Great Recession ended. Year after year ...

Amount of global debt with negative yields balloons to $15 trillion - CNBC

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Amount of global debt with negative yields balloons to $15 trillion  CNBC

As central banks around the world engage in unprecedented easing, negative yielding debt is ballooning, endangering global economy.

Markets are braced for a global downturn - The Economist

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Markets are braced for a global downturn  The Economist

The signals from bonds, currencies and commodities are increasingly alarming.

You read that right! A Denmark bank is offering home loans at a negative interest rate - Moneycontrol

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:28:00 GMT

You read that right! A Denmark bank is offering home loans at a negative interest rate  Moneycontrol

The unconventional decision is the latest in a series of moves central and commercial banks in advanced economies have undertaken to revive demand and ...

Deutsche Bank predicts rate cuts are coming all over the world - CNBC

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Deutsche Bank predicts rate cuts are coming all over the world  CNBC

Cuts to interest rates can be expected around the world following dovish pivots from the European Central Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve, according to ...

Can the world's central banks save the bull market? - CNN

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:04:00 GMT

Can the world's central banks save the bull market?  CNN

To think that central banks could save the bull market is tempting. After all, the promise of rate cuts and other stimulus measures have helped stocks before.

Global financial markets may be in the midst of a major moment in history - ABC News

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:25:20 GMT

Global financial markets may be in the midst of a major moment in history  ABC News

Global financial markets are in uncharted waters and banks are doing things they've never done before, like loan money and charge negative interest, writes Ian ...

What a Fed Rate Cut Means for the World Economy - Foreign Policy

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What a Fed Rate Cut Means for the World Economy  Foreign Policy

Here is today's Foreign Policy brief: The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, weekday protests continue in Hong ...

Economists still think Bank of Canada will keep interest rates on hold, bucking global easing trend - Financial Post

Published: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economists still think Bank of Canada will keep interest rates on hold, bucking global easing trend  Financial Post

Key indicators continue to beat expectations with growth in the second quarter tracking faster than expected.

Degussa Sees Gold Prices Pushing To $1690; Silver To $23 By 2020 - Kitco News

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:45:00 GMT

Degussa Sees Gold Prices Pushing To $1690; Silver To $23 By 2020  Kitco News

(Kitco News) -With gold trading closer to its fair value and embarking on a new bull market, one European precious metals firm is increasing is long-term forecast ...

Cash is no longer king as rates plunge around the world - CNN

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cash is no longer king as rates plunge around the world  CNN

New York (CNN Business) When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 last week, people were quick to point out how that was good ...

No, China Isn't Easing. It Just Has a New Benchmark - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:14:00 GMT

No, China Isn't Easing. It Just Has a New Benchmark  Bloomberg

The central bank knows that a policy rate cut would be ineffective, so it's finding ways to get funding to the corners of the economy that need it.

If Our Economy Is So Great, Why Did The Fed Vote To Juice It? - NPR

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

If Our Economy Is So Great, Why Did The Fed Vote To Juice It?  NPR

Editor's note: This is an excerpt of Planet Money's newsletter. You can sign up here. Last week, policymakers at the Federal Reserve voted to bring interest rates ...

Russia, Turkey Take Contrasting Approaches in Push for Looser Monetary Policy - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Russia, Turkey Take Contrasting Approaches in Push for Looser Monetary Policy  The Wall Street Journal

The Bank of Russia reduced its key interest rate for a second month amid a global shift toward easier monetary policy. The modest nature of its cut contrasted ...

Bond markets are sending one big global recession warning - CNBC

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:47:00 GMT

Bond markets are sending one big global recession warning  CNBC

The U.S. bond market just flashed what could be its biggest warning yet of a coming recession, and it is not alone. The spread between the 2-year Treasury yield ...

Global Bond Rally Leaves U.S. Yields on Top - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Bond Rally Leaves U.S. Yields on Top  The Wall Street Journal

In the global bond rally, the U.S. stands alone. More than 90% of developed-market government bonds have yields that are lower than the Federal Reserve's ...

The Home of Ultra-Low Rates Has a Warning for the World - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Home of Ultra-Low Rates Has a Warning for the World  Bloomberg

As the world sinks into an era of ever-lower interest rates and a chasm of negative-yielding bonds, Japan's experience offers investors an invaluable precedent.

Gold rises on expected economic stimulus - CNBC

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Gold rises on expected economic stimulus  CNBC

Gold prices rose on Wednesday on expectations of monetary policy easing from leading central banks to shore up the global economy, though a stronger dollar ...

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:57:00 GMT

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns  The Guardian

Germany's economy is heading into recession after the country's central bank warned that a slump in exports during the summer was likely to continue into the ...

Investors Rush Into Havens as Growth Fears Persist - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:46:00 GMT

Investors Rush Into Havens as Growth Fears Persist  The Wall Street Journal

Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, as portfolio managers hedge their bets with major U.S. ...

Rate reversal: Central banks are once again cutting interest rates, fearful that a fragile global economy still needs help - The Globe and Mail

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rate reversal: Central banks are once again cutting interest rates, fearful that a fragile global economy still needs help  The Globe and Mail

Investors and households have become addicted to low interest rates after years of rock-bottom borrowing costs.

SNB Likely to Follow Interventions With Interest-Rate Cut - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT

SNB Likely to Follow Interventions With Interest-Rate Cut  Bloomberg

The Swiss National Bank may have to do more than pump billions into foreign exchange markets into prevent the franc from appreciating to a damaging level.

Swiss National Bank in Hot Seat Facing a Global Wall of Easing - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Swiss National Bank in Hot Seat Facing a Global Wall of Easing  Bloomberg

Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan is facing a new wall of pressure that could force him to push the world's lowest central bank interest rate even ...

Why investors are making a loss to keep their money safe - BBC News

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:18:17 GMT

Why investors are making a loss to keep their money safe  BBC News

Some pension fund investors are paying to hold government bonds due to fears over the global economy.

Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019  Bloomberg

There will be no chance of a summer break for investors or policy makers in coming days as they brace for what might be the busiest week for the world ...

How negative interest rates helped turn Deutsche Bank into a disaster - CNN

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How negative interest rates helped turn Deutsche Bank into a disaster  CNN

Deutsche Bank, once a superstar in Europe, is now a disaster.

Navigating the weird world of negative interest rates - MoneyWeek

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:00:06 GMT

Navigating the weird world of negative interest rates  MoneyWeek

Investors are paying good money to be allowed to lend money to governments across the world. What on earth is going on, and what does it mean for your ...

Are we heading to a world of zero interest rates? - The New Daily

Published: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Are we heading to a world of zero interest rates?  The New Daily

Central banks have slashed their interest rates, bond rates have gtumbled around the world and China and the US are slugging it out in a trade war.

Stocks are soaring on fresh hopes of a 'tidal wave' of government stimulus and an end to the US-China tra.. - Business Insider

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:39:00 GMT

Stocks are soaring on fresh hopes of a 'tidal wave' of government stimulus and an end to the US-China tra..  Business Insider

World stocks jumped on Monday as traders bet on a surge of government stimulus and celebrated a better outlook for the US-China trade war. China announced ...

European bank chiefs tell ECB: low interest rates won't fix Europe - CNBC

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

European bank chiefs tell ECB: low interest rates won't fix Europe  CNBC

Despite averting disaster in the current earnings season, European banks continue to be plagued by persistent low interest rates.

Low global interest rates open up opportunities for LatAm - BNamericas English

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Low global interest rates open up opportunities for LatAm  BNamericas English

Persistently low interest rates across the globe have created a window of opportunity for emerging markets, including those in Latin America, to attract significant ...

Last week's gloom and doom has not seized Canadian economy yet: Don Pittis - CBC News

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Last week's gloom and doom has not seized Canadian economy yet: Don Pittis  CBC News

New data this week will offer more clues about how long Canada can fend off the wave of fear bombarding the global economy.

What You Need to Know About Stocks as Global Interest Rates Crash - TradeStation

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What You Need to Know About Stocks as Global Interest Rates Crash  TradeStation

Interest rates are crashing around the world. It's good for stocks like gold miners and bad for financials. It also tends to help technology.

Interest Rates, a Global Slowdown and Oil Prices - CSPDailyNews.com

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Interest Rates, a Global Slowdown and Oil Prices  CSPDailyNews.com

What an aging population means for the future of crude prices and the global economy.

Central Bankers’ Heads, and Rates, Spin on Fresh Global Threats - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central Bankers’ Heads, and Rates, Spin on Fresh Global Threats  Bloomberg

The specters of a currency war and global recession re-emerged in full force this week, with central bankers struggling to keep up on the defense while other ...

Central Bankers Are Playing a Dangerous Game With Asset Prices - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central Bankers Are Playing a Dangerous Game With Asset Prices  Bloomberg

The world's central banks are in danger of storing up problems for later by taking action to ensure the economic expansion stays on track. In cutting already low ...

THE WOLF STREET REPORT: How Negative Interest Rates Screw Up the Economy - WOLF STREET

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:04:06 GMT

THE WOLF STREET REPORT: How Negative Interest Rates Screw Up the Economy  WOLF STREET

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Stock market tremors herald a tricky period for the world economy - Reaction

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:44:24 GMT

Stock market tremors herald a tricky period for the world economy  Reaction

A personal view from Ian Stewart, Deloitte's Chief Economist in the UK. To subscribe and/or view previous editions just google 'Deloitte Monday Briefing'.

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies - The Associated Press

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:18:36 GMT

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies  The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets recovered some further ground Monday after last week's turbulence when ongoing concerns about a trade war between ...

AMLO Says He’d Like Mexico to Cut Interest Rates to Boost Growth - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

AMLO Says He’d Like Mexico to Cut Interest Rates to Boost Growth  Bloomberg

Mexico's interest rates are too high for a slowing economy, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in an interview, though he added that he respects the ...

The world can’t get enough $100 bills - MarketWatch

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The world can’t get enough $100 bills  MarketWatch

Back in 2017, with the market *fresh* off its best January performance in years, the $100 bill emerged as the most widely circulated currency in the world,...

More reason for the ECB to cut interest rates? - FXTM

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:55:43 GMT

More reason for the ECB to cut interest rates?  FXTM

If there was any remaining doubt, the EU economic data released Wednesday has provided even further support to the view that the ECB will need to cut interest ...

[email protected]: ASX set for more gains - Sydney Morning Herald

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:27:00 GMT

[email protected]: ASX set for more gains  Sydney Morning Herald

More positivity for markets overnight, with Wall Street making strong gains across the board. Futures are pointing to a 12-point, or 0.2 per cent, gain for the ASX ...

Quantitative easing – also known as printing money – is an economic solution for uncertain times - Business Insider Australia

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:56:23 GMT

Quantitative easing – also known as printing money – is an economic solution for uncertain times  Business Insider Australia

The Australian retail sector is experiencing its worst growth since the 1991 recession, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ...

11 Reasons The Fed Should Lower Interest Rates - Forbes

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

11 Reasons The Fed Should Lower Interest Rates  Forbes

The markets are expecting the Federal Reserve to cut its target interest rate on July 31 by 25 or 50 basis points. There are at least 11 economic signals why they ...

The Logic Behind the Bonds That Eat Your Money July 24, 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Logic Behind the Bonds That Eat Your Money July 24, 2019  Bloomberg

One of the basic assumptions of debt is that borrowers pay interest to lenders. That idea has been upended in the global bond market. There's now about $13 ...

Challenger can prosper in world of low interest rates - The Australian Financial Review

Published: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 23:28:00 GMT

Challenger can prosper in world of low interest rates  The Australian Financial Review

Challenger chief executive Richard Howes says the company can still prosper in an environment of ultra-low interest rates, new competition and a change in the ...

Global Uncertainty Trumps Lower Interest Rates - Seeking Alpha

Published: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Uncertainty Trumps Lower Interest Rates  Seeking Alpha

The impact of lower interest rates is pushing investors further out on the risk curve. Can you believe that our government is still selling mostly short-term pa.

Amid Trade Tumult, Goldman Sachs Now Sees Two More Interest Rate Cuts This Year - Fortune

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Amid Trade Tumult, Goldman Sachs Now Sees Two More Interest Rate Cuts This Year  Fortune

With the prospects of a trade deal between the U.S. and China now appearing dimmer than ever, the global economy could be in for a rocky ride—and that could ...

Why climate change is so hard to tackle: The global problem - Axios

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Why climate change is so hard to tackle: The global problem  Axios

Democratic presidential hopefuls are calling for aggressive action to reduce heat-trapping emissions, while nations are facing pressure to ramp up commitments ...

India's central bank cuts rates to 9-year low as economy stumbles - CNN

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

India's central bank cuts rates to 9-year low as economy stumbles  CNN

New Delhi (CNN Business) India's central bank has cut interest rates for a fourth time this year, slashing its key lending rate to the lowest level in nine years in a ...

What would happen if interest rates fell to zero or negative? - Newshub

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:04:57 GMT

What would happen if interest rates fell to zero or negative?  Newshub

With New Zealand's Official Cash rate now at 1 percent, current global uncertainty begs the question of what would happen if it were to drop further... even fall ...

Five of the world's biggest economies are at risk. Here's where the US stands - CNN

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:02:00 GMT

Five of the world's biggest economies are at risk. Here's where the US stands  CNN

Fears of a brewing global recession were renewed this week as markets whipsawed over President Donald Trump's trade war with China as well as ...

South Korea's panicky interest rate cut is a warning for Asia - Nikkei Asian Review

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

South Korea's panicky interest rate cut is a warning for Asia  Nikkei Asian Review

As Donald Trump tosses grenades at global markets, Asia's trade-reliant economies are taking the biggest blows. China is slowing fast. Japanese wages.

Vancouver Luxury Housing Market Is World’s Weakest For A Year Straight Now - HuffPost Canada

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:05:09 GMT

Vancouver Luxury Housing Market Is World’s Weakest For A Year Straight Now  HuffPost Canada

New York, London and Shanghai are among the cities seeing falling house prices these days.

Interest Rate Hike: Is the U.S. Economy in Trouble? - Duke Today

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Interest Rate Hike: Is the U.S. Economy in Trouble?  Duke Today

With the Federal Open Market Committee expected to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, when the country was in a recession, many ...

Global economic growth rut at risk of deepening despite rate cuts: Reuters polls - Reuters

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global economic growth rut at risk of deepening despite rate cuts: Reuters polls  Reuters

A global economic growth rut risks deepening, despite expectations that major central banks will cut rates or ease policy further, according to Reuters polls of ...

Trump calls for US interest rate cut; fears of UK Brexit recession – as it happened - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump calls for US interest rate cut; fears of UK Brexit recession – as it happened  The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the National Institute of Economic and Social Research warns the UK faces a murky future.

The economy isn't broken, but Washington sure is trying to fix it - CNN

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The economy isn't broken, but Washington sure is trying to fix it  CNN

America's economy is in a period of historic prosperity, but you wouldn't know it from Washington's policymaking.

In new world of US oil dominance, Mideast tensions have much less impact on energy prices - CNBC

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

In new world of US oil dominance, Mideast tensions have much less impact on energy prices  CNBC

A different oil pricing dynamic has been evolving with new supply calculations based on the U.S. as the world's largest producer.

Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions - BBC News

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions  BBC News

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its growth forecasts for the global economy for this year and next. It predicts growth of 3.2% in 2019, down from its ...

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